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Johnson City woman pleads guilty to production of child pornography by a parent

Johnson City woman pleads guilty to production of child pornography by a parent

February 5th, 2014 10:41 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

GREENEVILLE — A Johnson City woman accused of taking money so three of her children could be used in a pornography production pleaded guilty Wednesday to one of the federal charges filed against her last year.

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Vols hope heralded class sparks resurgence

Vols hope heralded class sparks resurgence

February 5th, 2014 9:41 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, Associated Press

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Volunteers jump-started their attempts to end a string of four straight losing seasons by signing what was rated as a top-five class by multiple recruiting services.

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Ultimate Smoke owner sentenced to three years

Ultimate Smoke owner sentenced to three years

February 5th, 2014 9:15 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — According to court records, Catoe opened Ultimate Smoke in March 2011, selling synthetic marijuana, bath salts and other drug paraphernalia, arguing at the time the products were incense and potpourri and not meant for human consumption.

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Pope pressured to act on abuse after U.N. rebuke

Pope pressured to act on abuse after U.N. rebuke

February 5th, 2014 7:23 pm by Associated Press

VATICAN CITY (AP) — In a report that thrilled victims and stunned the Vatican, a United Nations panel said the Holy See maintained a “code of silence” that enabled priests to sexually abuse tens of thousands of children over decades with impunity.

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Business & Technology
Firehouse Restaurant working to bottle its barbecue sauce

Firehouse Restaurant working to bottle its barbecue sauce

February 5th, 2014 6:44 pm by KRISTEN SWING, NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — Fans of The Firehouse Restaurant’s barbecue sauce may soon get to bring the finger-licking flavor home to their own dinner tables.

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Review: ‘The Lego Movie’ features tiny toys, huge laughs

Review: ‘The Lego Movie’ features tiny toys, huge laughs

February 5th, 2014 6:35 pm by JESSICA HERNDON, Associated Press

Young and old fans alike know the joy of dumping a set of Legos on the floor and chucking that instruction manual. After all, throwing a portion of a helicopter on an incomplete racecar could produce the ultimate hybrid.

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ATF, FBI and KPD bomb squad search Hawkins residence for explosives

ATF, FBI and KPD bomb squad search Hawkins residence for explosives

February 5th, 2014 4:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

Federal authorities and the Kingsport Police Department bomb squad converged on a Church Hill residence early Wednesday morning after items suspected to be bombs, and /or bomb making materials were allegedly found in a residence.

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Small businesses use offbeat ways to sell products

Small businesses use offbeat ways to sell products

February 5th, 2014 3:07 pm by JOYCE M. ROSENBERG, AP Business Writer

GSC Products sells nasal spray in a hardware store to capture sales from people working on projects that stir up dust. Simplicity Sofas pays previous customers to let potential buyers come into their homes to see sofas that can only be purchased online.

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Seattle erupts during Seahawks Super Bowl parade

Seattle erupts during Seahawks Super Bowl parade

February 5th, 2014 3:05 pm by PHUONG LE, Associated Press

Tens of thousands of notoriously loud Seahawks fans are cranking up the noise, as they cheer, chant and go berserk during a parade to celebrate the franchise's first Super Bowl victory.

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Experiment adds sense of touch to artificial hand

Experiment adds sense of touch to artificial hand

February 5th, 2014 3:02 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

To feel what you touch — that's the holy grail for artificial limbs. In a step toward that goal, European researchers created a robotic hand that let an amputee feel differences between a bottle, a baseball and a mandarin orange.

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